Aukana Buddha Statue in Sri Lanka that rise to a height off 11.36 meters, is the tallest ancient Buddha statue in Sri Lanka The Aukana statue, stands tall among all the grand masterpieces in Sri Lanka. its creator is not known, and  revealed that it dates back to the 5th Century, during the reign of King Datusena 459-477AD. The entire statue has been carved out of an expansive rock face and it is still attached to it.